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MyLinuxNews: 64 Bit Linux--Just for Geeks?

Jun 20, 2004, 10:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Corey Tochet)

"Lets get serious about one thing that's really taken the enthusiast market by storm lately. 64bit computing. It's the holy grail of any power gamer and budding programmer who wish to extend their knowledge and skills into the realms of 64bit and all the promise it offers.

"My focus is on Linux and the desktop versions that run on 64bit platforms such as AMD's Opteron and Intel's IA64 based processors. The 3 distros I'll be talking about are Fedora Core 2, Gentoo 2004.1, and Suse 9.1 Professional. While all are great packages they each leave much room for improvement with issues shared between them and things that are not so common..."

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